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Georgia Court Limits Attorney-Client Meetings Exemption

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  1. Libel and Privacy
· Story link Georgia’s Supreme Court ruled that the exemption to the open meetings law for attorney-client privilege can be…

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Georgia’s Supreme Court ruled that the exemption to the open meetings law for attorney-client privilege can be used only to discuss pending litigation. The town council of Bainbridge had met privately with its attorney to talk about a grand jury investigation of possible council wrong doing. The Post-Searchlight sued to get access to documents related to the meeting. (7/12/06)